There are many structures that claim to be earthquake-resistant. But, it is only during the times of earthquakes that we discover the bitter truth. Especially in an area that’s earthquake-prone, making such false claims could result in the loss of many innocent lives.
In fact, since making an earthquake-resistant building is more affordable than ever, it should be forbidden to do otherwise. The high death tolls of even the recent earthquakes show that we still have much to learn.
Many man-made structures collapsed as they were not built to withstand massive earthquakes. New seismic technology is there now to resist severe jolts. In fact, there are some buildings worldwide which have been made to survive the worst of earthquakes. Read on to find out more about these structures: